I stumbled upon Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni by accident and have devoured every book and poem she has written since. Sister of my Heart takes you on the incredible journey of two cousins, Anju and Sudha, bonded by blood and terrible circumstance. The book is beautifully written, full of intricate details of life in India, adventure with several sub-stories whispered by Divakaruni throughout the book that aren't easily forgotten, showing you that life isn't always as it seems.
The author of the critically acclaimed novel Mistress of Spices delivers another sensually and movingly written novel set in the author's native India, where a dark family secret molds the lives of two close but very different sisters. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.